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Hike Photos

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

We decided to go along the path where Mom had seen the young beaver. It was not far from the pond. But there was no signs of any activity there.

We had to take the higher up trail because the flooding had caused a lot of mess on the lower, but this one was nicer anyway.

It was steep and maintained by off road bikers:

Enjoyed the challenge:

Just a gorgeous little trail with rocks on it.
When we tried to go on the lower trail, there was this blockage, washed up from the flood:

Mom of course, went first to see if it was safe. The enterprising beaver used the plank there to get at a tree:

On the day we walked home from the Farmer's Market it was quite hot and after taking a very long set of stairs up from River Landing, Mom wanted a sit down break. She doesn't like her photo being taken so it was supposed to be of the pretty flowers and she just happened to be in the background ;) She did get her hair cut a few inches, casuing it to really curl up more:

So my day on Monday was fine up until I was printing the STaC hand records out for our club's tournament. The printer would double feed, causing me to get one side printed on or cut off entirely. Since it wasn't a duplex printer, I had to flip the pages manually and get the other side printed, well that was fun, double feeding, jams and sides not printed on or just one side meant I had to go back and try again on the blank sides :( What it is was we have a laser printer and were using heavier paper. But when we bought the latest batch, the exact same brand and weight, we found it much lighter weight paper! So the printer wasn't able to handle it well and was feeding badly. Once I got a jam so bad I couldn't budge it :( So I turned the printer off and then back on again. Fortunately it spit out the jam. I learned that tip when I had a jam I couldn't clear on my ink jet printer. I wasted 15 pages of paper from faulty feeding :(
Well, my eyeglasses didn't get back in time so I have to wear my heavy and bulky safety glasses:(
Hoping my brother can fix my little computer so Windows Update will work. I spent a few hours looking for fixes and nothing worked. He said he had a few ideas. Fortunately my MacAfee was fixed and I ran a scan that showed everything was okay.
Don't know how much time I will have on the net. We will get to the hotels about 7 pm and always leave early in the morning. My Mom likes to hit the sack early at nine, while I like to stay up late until midnight. My slow typing means its hard to keep up with Sparking. Mom is a very light sleeper and the slightest noise wakes her up. Unfortunately, my bad insomnia only gives me 2-3 hrs sleep and I get stiff and sore if I stay in bed too long.
Going to be tough sharing a room for both of us. She sleeps separately from her husband as he is a very bad sleeper, kicking and snoring and scratching all over the place. So they have rooms at the opposite ends of their house lol.
I am looking forward to seeing a part of Saskatchewan I have never seen before :)
Have a great week all!
Thanks for stopping by,
Linda
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HIKETOHEIGHTS 9/6/2013 3:53PM

    what a lovely place, mom looks great too!

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SARAHTAIT 9/2/2013 10:39AM

    Love your hiking photos....you are blessed with a great location to explore! Thanks for sharing!

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GIANTPANDA 9/2/2013 10:34AM

    Wonderful photos of a very fun trip! And it is always fun to see something new and have a new adventure! Enjoy all those beautiful walks.. emoticon emoticon

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LIBBYFITZ 8/29/2013 7:31PM

    Love the photos. Just beautiful! I have an Aussie friend who has moved from Santiago to where you live. Just heard from her briefly when she wished me happy birthday.

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LENIASTY 8/28/2013 10:20AM

    Great Blog Linda - have a wonderful holiday! emoticon

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TEENY_BIKINI 8/27/2013 2:41PM

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CATIATM 8/24/2013 1:36PM

    Such lovely hike photos, Linda. You really do have a good eye! Maybe one day we can get together and you can show me these trails you tease us with in your blogs. emoticon emoticon

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MEXGAL1 8/23/2013 10:24AM

    fun photos, thanks for sharing. Your Mom looks beautiful...she shouldn't mind her photo being taken
Have a terrific day.
Sallie

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PCOH051610 8/22/2013 9:11AM

    Great photos! Your mom is so attractive - it's a shame she doesn't like having her picture taken.

Enjoy your time together and take lots of pics!

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KALIGIRL 8/22/2013 8:59AM

    Fun photos - enjoy the trip!

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ASMARTERWAY 8/22/2013 1:20AM

    Hi Linda,

Thanks for stopping by my blog; it's SO nice to hear from you again. Wow, for someone who has trouble typing you sure do type a lot!

You are lovely and I hope you're doing well and that your health doesn't pain you too much. You will always be beautiful.

Love... Jonathan

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1BEACHWALKER 8/22/2013 12:01AM

    Great pics...love those gray rocks...look like seals! Good one of your Mom too!!

Enjoy your vacation! Can't wait for the photos!! emoticon

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JUNEAU2010 8/21/2013 9:00PM

    I am so glad the title of this blog was not a precursor to bad news!

I would not have been able to take that walk, but I loved the pictures!

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LINDA! 8/21/2013 2:29PM

    Enjoy your time. Yes, usually the worst part of a vacation can often be the sleeping arrangements. Loved the pictures.

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POSITIVELY_EB 8/21/2013 1:55PM

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DDOORN 8/21/2013 12:52PM

    That is SUCH a cool pic of the beaver! Just can't get enough of the outdoors! :-)

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SUZYMOBILE 8/21/2013 10:22AM

    Sometimes it seems as if technology is very little help! Yesterday I was a case in point. I didn't have the online tools I needed to show our media developer how to put together an online demo that I wanted, so I sketched it all out on paper and scanned it to send him--but then couldn't find the flippin' scans!! So I rescanned the whole thing (8 pages) using another application, and it worked. It was an 11MB file, but it worked. Took me over an hour.

Take lots of pictures on your vacation! (I know you will anyway.)

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LUVSBULLDOGS 8/20/2013 10:08PM

    Have a great time on your vacation. Enjoy all of your territory.

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